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Definition of landfall noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

landfall

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈlændfɔl//
 
[uncountable, countable] (literary)
 
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the land that you see or arrive at first after a journey by ocean or by air After three weeks they made landfall on the coast of South Carolina.
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